Greater London
£39,976 - £48,417 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £39,796 - £48,417 per year
Location: WC1X, London
Contract: Full-time

The postholder will be responsible for managing and developing RCPCH Global programmatic work in Sierra Leone and other developing country regions (as required)


In this role, you will:

  • Manage all aspects of the current DFID/IRC, UNICEF and Jersey Overseas Aid Commission-funded RCPCH quality improvement programmes in Sierra Leone. 
  • Oversee implementation of programme(s), including delivery of programme activities within agreed timeframe.
  • Lead on programme reporting to donor(s) as well as wider donor liaison. Lead on liaison with local programme counterparts and stakeholders in the field, including through regular field visits
  • Manage financial and budgetary aspects of relevant programmes within RCPCH financial systems and in compliance with donor requirements.
  • Ensure effective working relationships with key stakeholders to manage programmatic developments
  • Contribute to development of overall RCPCH Global strategy.


  • Excellent project/programme management skills and experience and successful track record in a relevant international/ development management or implementation role  
  • Experience of budget management and financial reporting, including to bilateral and multilateral donors
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and meeting deadlines
  • Experience managing donor-funded projects/programmes and donor reporting, including e.g. DFID, Unicef
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation processes and in analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for wider dissemination/publication


  • Previous experience of successfully managing international health and/or development programmes in low-income settings, including supporting field-programme teams both remotely and in the field. 
  •  Experience of dealing with international programme stakeholders, including government counterparts, NGOs, UN partners, donors etc.

Application Information:

Closing date: Monday 16th December 2019, 12:00

Interview: Thursday 19th December 2019

No agencies please

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Posted on: 28 November 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Tags: Intl Development, Project Management

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